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Species Account for Cucullia asteris

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Cucullia asteris  ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Noctuidae

Star-Wort. Copyright: Stephen Rolls

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National status: Nb
Essex RDB: Listed

Additional Phenology Data


larva night-feeding
larva night-feeding
Star-wort larva 2
Star-wort larva 2
Star-wort larva
Star-wort larva
Star-wort 2
Star-wort 2

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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data   
Cucullia asteris on UK Moths website
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Species text
This moth is found along coasts and estuaries in England from Hampshire to Yorshire, the larvae feeding on Sea Aster Aster tripolium. It is also found in woodlands from Dorset to Kent and parts of Wales, where the larva feed on Golgen Rod Solidago virgaurea. References

Species text last edited on Tue Mar 20th 2007 by user 3


Broad Habitat Data (based on 39 records with habitat information)

no subhabitat data available

Structural Habitat Data (based on 6 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 17 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Cucullia asteris

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